Sterling Silver and real Howlite. (The matrix in stone will vary slightly).
Ring is size 6-3/4, it measures approximately 1-5/8" long and 3/4" wide.
Excellent craftsmanship is shown throughout this amazing ring! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Betty Begaye, out of genuine sterling silver and a real Howlite stone. The stone is delicately set in hand cut bezel, while twisted silver and imprinted designs can be seen accenting for a gorgeous look. The ring is stamped .925 (sterling) and hallmarked.
Howlite is named after its discoverer Henry How. Howlite is known for its great final polish and rich luster. Howlite is often mistaken for "white buffalo" or "white turquoise" due to the similarity of appearance. Howlite is a combination of pure white with black veins; highlighting the beauty and balance of opposites. Howlite has high calcium content for strong healthy bones and teeth. It would make a wonderful gift for a pregnant or nursing mother.